Taxon: Ranunculus asiaticus L.

 
Genus: Ranunculus
Family: Ranunculaceae
  Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
      Tribe: Ranunculeae
Nomen number: 30814
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:552. 1753
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Asian buttercup  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • Persian buttercup  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Persian crowfoot  (Source: F Iraq) - English
  • shaqeeq  (Source: F Egypt) - Arabic
  • bukettranunkel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt; Libya
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece - Crete

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in temperate regions

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. 1977-1985 (F Cyprus)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. 1966- (F Liban)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

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